Postcard, Mackinac Straits Bridge, circa 1957

Summary

The five-mile-long Mackinac Bridge connects the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of Michigan. Its completion in 1957 followed decades of plans and proposals to span the Straits of Mackinac. Today the Mackinac Bridge is not only an important transportation link, it's a beloved symbol of the Great Lakes State.

The five-mile-long Mackinac Bridge connects the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of Michigan. Its completion in 1957 followed decades of plans and proposals to span the Straits of Mackinac. Today the Mackinac Bridge is not only an important transportation link, it's a beloved symbol of the Great Lakes State.

Artifact

Postcard

Date Made

circa 1957

Subject Date

circa 1957

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

98.82.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 in

Width: 5.5 in

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